The new post-Covid world boosts the challenges of climate change, but many of those challenges that we have seen before the Corona crisis arose, have been left for us to solve. That doesn’t decrease the complexity, it doesn’t decrease the need of public-private collaboration, it… Read More »Urbantech Virtual Talk – Startup in a Pandemic, Future business opportunities, Innovation
Another in a series of espresso-sized Urbantech insights coming from the Global Denmark. This episode features a wide-ranging conversation with Julia Gerbert, Founder and CEO of RYSTA, where they talk about how they approached sensors designed for indoor and outdoor environments, the UrbanTech experience, partnering… Read More »‘Tech in Denmark: very professional on one side, but also very approachable’
Timm Beyer, Managing Director of Powerfox, talks about their mission, the essence of capturing and managing energy data – and the journey with Urbantech, and what the Danish market can teach German companies. Another in a series of espresso-sized Urbantech insights coming from the Global… Read More »‘Involve your customers in the design process, think like a designer and focus on customer needs…’
A Quick Q&A with Kaidi Ruusalepp CEO of Funderbeam Who is the person who has most influenced the way you think about cities and technology? It actually goes back to 1996 when I worked as the first IT lawyer of Estonia. We had the youngest… Read More »‘Soon organisations, countries and companies will be run by a piece of code…’
Given the developments in the last couple of weeks, one question rises to the top: ‘how can we develop resilient cities?’ Cities have to be prepared for health crises like pandemics, but also other threats like climate change, natural disasters or cyber attacks in the… Read More »How to develop resilient cities?
154 attendees from 33 countries convened for #HACKBLOXHUB2020 – and we were proud to lend the Urbantech space to one of the 22 groups working on knotty problems and interesting challenges. The focus was exploration of the unique issues related to urban environments. And practical… Read More »Top tips from AEC professionals from 33 countries – courtesy of #HACKBLOXHUB2020
A 100 year shift More and more people live in cities. According to the United Nations’ research, only around one third of the world’s population lived in cities in 1950. In 2007, for the first time in history, the global urban population exceeded the rural… Read More »How do we adapt our cities for 2.5 billion more citizens by 2025?
How might one explore a topic in some depth, yet at incredible speed? This week, we hosted a series of workshop sprints at BLOXHUB for 60 lecturers from KEA who work and teach in architecture and building industry. We got involved because we love to… Read More »Workshop Sprint: Open standards in the Built Environment?
TOP 5 URBANTECH COUNTRIES We looked through 2.660 urbantech startups – and cross-referenced them with where they were founded, investment stage etc. Here is what we found: -North America, India and Europe lead the way for Urbantech investments and startup density at a regional level.… Read More »Urbantech hotspots: cities that have become platforms for urban innovation
That’s one of the many interesting questions Tina Mayn, Senior Vice President at Velux, answers in this interview with Thomas Mulhern on the Global Denmark podcast. She also talks about the value of collaboration across the partners in the Urbantech program. Listen in below [the… Read More »“…how do we find new technologies, new ways of improving lives in cities?”